Sunday, September 26

All 1996 Book Awards

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Arthur C. Clarke – Novel

Fairyland Paul J. McAuley

Fairyland

Paul J. McAuley

Bram Stoker – Novel

Zombie Joyce Carol Oates

Zombie

Joyce Carol Oates

British Fantasy Awards – August Derleth Award – Horror Novel

Requiem Graham Joyce

Requiem

Graham Joyce

British SF Association – Novel

The Time Ships Stephen Baxter

The Time Ships

Stephen Baxter

Costa Book Award – Novel

Every Man for Himself Beryl Bainbridge

Every Man for Himself

Beryl Bainbridge

Governor General’s Literary Award – Drama

The Monument Colleen Wagner

The Monument

Colleen Wagner

Governor General’s Literary Award – Fiction

The Englishman's Boy Guy Vanderhaeghe

The Englishman’s Boy

Guy Vanderhaeghe

Governor General’s Literary Award – Non-fiction

The Unconscious Civilization John Ralston Saul

The Unconscious Civilization

John Ralston Saul

Governor General’s Literary Award – Poetry

Apostrophes: Woman at a Piano E.D. Blodgett

Apostrophes: Woman at a Piano

E.D. Blodgett

Governor General’s Literary Award – Translation (French to English)

Stone and Ashes Linda Gaboriau

Stone and Ashes

Linda Gaboriau

Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Illustrated Books

The Rooster's Gift Eric Beddows

The Rooster’s Gift

Eric Beddows

Governor General’s Literary Award – Young People’s Literature — Text

Ghost Train Paul Yee

Ghost Train

Paul Yee

Hugo Awards – Novel

The Diamond Age Neal Stephenson

The Diamond Age

Neal Stephenson

International Dublin Literary Award – Novel

Remembering Babylon David Malouf

Remembering Babylon

David Malouf

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Biography

Thomas Cranmer: A Life Diarmaid MacCulloch

Thomas Cranmer: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch

James Tait Black Memorial Prize – Fiction

Justine Alice Thompson

Justine

Alice Thompson

John W. Campbell – Novel

The Time Ships Stephen Baxter

The Time Ships

Stephen Baxter

Locus – Fantasy Novel

Alvin Journeyman Orson Scott Card

Alvin Journeyman

Orson Scott Card

Locus – SF Novel

The Diamond Age Neal Stephenson

The Diamond Age

Neal Stephenson

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Biography

Angela's Ashes: A Memoir Frank McCourt

Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir

Frank McCourt

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Current Interest

Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War Peter Maass

Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War

Peter Maass

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Fiction

A Fine Balance Rohinton Mistry

A Fine Balance

Rohinton Mistry

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – First Fiction

The Smell of Apples: A Novel Mark Behr

The Smell of Apples: A Novel

Mark Behr

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

Black Sea Neal Ascherson

Black Sea

Neal Ascherson

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Poetry

Mixed Company Alan Shapiro

Mixed Company

Alan Shapiro

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – Science & Technology

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark Carl Sagan

The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

Carl Sagan

National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography

Angela’s Ashes Frank McCourt

Angela’s Ashes

Frank McCourt

National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism

Finding a Form William Gass

Finding a Form

William Gass

National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction

Women in Their Beds Gina Berriault

Women in Their Beds

Gina Berriault

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Bad Land Jonathan Raban

Bad Land

Jonathan Raban

National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry

Sun Under Wood Robert Hass

Sun Under Wood

Robert Hass

Nebula – Novel

The Terminal Experiment (serial title “Hobson's Choice“) Robert J. Sawyer

The Terminal Experiment (serial title “Hobson’s Choice“)

Robert J. Sawyer

Philip K. Dick – Novel

Headcrash Bruce Bethke

Headcrash

Bruce Bethke

Pulitzer Prize – Biography or Autobiography

God: A Biography Jack Miles

God: A Biography

Jack Miles

Pulitzer Prize – Fiction

Independence Day Richard Ford

Independence Day

Richard Ford

Pulitzer Prize – General Nonfiction

The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism Tina Rosenberg

The Haunted Land: Facing Europe’s Ghosts After Communism

Tina Rosenberg

Pulitzer Prize – History

William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic Alan Taylor

William Cooper’s Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic

Alan Taylor

Pulitzer Prize – Poetry

The Dream of the Unified Field Jorie Graham

The Dream of the Unified Field

Jorie Graham

Theodore Sturgeon Memorial – Novel

Jigoku no Mokushiroku (The Symbolic Revelation of the Apocalypse) John G. McDaid

Jigoku no Mokushiroku (The Symbolic Revelation of the Apocalypse)

John G. McDaid

World Fantasy Awards – Novel

The Prestige Christopher Priest

The Prestige

Christopher Priest

AAFCAYAL – Children/Young Adult

In My Family / En mi familia by Carmen Lomas Garza

In My Family / En mi familia

Carmen Lomas Garza

Agatha – First Novel

Murder on a Girls' Night Out by Anne George

Murder on a Girls’ Night Out

Anne George

Agatha – Nonfiction

Detecting Women 2 by Willetta Heising

Detecting Women 2

Willetta Heising

Agatha – Novel

Up Jumps the Devil by Margaret Maron

Up Jumps the Devil

Margaret Maron

Anthony – First Novel

Death in Bloodhound Red by Virginia Lanier

Death in Bloodhound Red

Virginia Lanier

Anthony – Novel

Under the Beetle's Cellar by Mary Willis Walker

Under the Beetle’s Cellar

Mary Willis Walker

Anthony – Paperback Original

Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben

Deal Breaker

Harlan Coben

Audies – Children’s Titles for Ages Up To 8

Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

Jumanji

Chris Van Allsburg

Audies – Fiction

The Homecoming by Earl Hamner, Jr.

The Homecoming

Earl Hamner, Jr.

Audies – Inspirational/Spiritual

Random Acts of Kindness by The Editors of Conari Press

Random Acts of Kindness

The Editors of Conari Press

Audies – Multi-Voiced Performance

Myst: The Book of Atrus by Rand and Robyn Miller with David Wingrove

Myst: The Book of Atrus

Rand and Robyn Miller with David Wingrove

Audies – Non-Fiction

Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation by Jonathan Kozol

Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation

Jonathan Kozol

Audies – Original Work

Enjoying Italian Opera by Dale Harris

Enjoying Italian Opera

Dale Harris

Audies – Package Design

Pimsleur Language Program: Japanese I by Pimsleur

Pimsleur Language Program: Japanese I

Pimsleur

Baileys – Fiction

A Spell of Winter by Helen Dunmore

A Spell of Winter

Helen Dunmore

Beehive – Fiction

Time for Andrew: a Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

Time for Andrew: a Ghost Story

Mary Downing Hahn

Beehive – Informational

Mummies and Their Mysteries by Charlotte Wilcox

Mummies and Their Mysteries

Charlotte Wilcox

Beehive – Poetry

Two of Everything: A Chinese Folk Tale by Lily Toy Hong

Two of Everything: A Chinese Folk Tale

Lily Toy Hong

Black Caucus – Fiction

R.L.'s Dream by Walter Mosley

R.L.’s Dream

Walter Mosley

Black-Eyed – Grades 4-6

Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn

Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story

Mary Downing Hahn

Black-Eyed – Grades 6-9

The Name of the Game Was Murder by Joan Lowery Nixon

The Name of the Game Was Murder

Joan Lowery Nixon

Black-Eyed – Picture Book

Soap! Soap! Don't Forget the Soap! by Tom Birdseye

Soap! Soap! Don’t Forget the Soap!

Tom Birdseye

Bluebonnet – Children’s

Time for Andrew by Mary Downing Hahn

Time for Andrew

Mary Downing Hahn

Boston Globe – Fiction & Poetry

Poppy by Avi

Poppy

Avi

Boston Globe – Nonfiction

Orphan Train Rider: One Boy’s True Story by Andrea Warren

Orphan Train Rider: One Boy’s True Story

Andrea Warren

Boston Globe – Picture Book

In the Rain with Baby Duck by Amy Hest

In the Rain with Baby Duck

Amy Hest

Bram Stoker – Fiction Collection

The Panic Hand by Jonathan Carroll

The Panic Hand

Jonathan Carroll

Bram Stoker – First Novel

Safety of Unknown Cities by Lucy Taylor

Safety of Unknown Cities

Lucy Taylor

Bram Stoker – Nonfiction

The Supernatural Index by Mike Ashley & William G. Contento

The Supernatural Index

Mike Ashley & William G. Contento

Caldecott – Picture Book

Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann

Officer Buckle and Gloria

Peggy Rathmann

Carnegie Medal – Children’s

Junk by Melvin Burgess

Junk

Melvin Burgess

Colorado Blue Spruce – Young Adult

The Face on the Milk Carton by Caroline B. Cooney

The Face on the Milk Carton

Caroline B. Cooney

Coretta Scott King – Author

Her Stories by Virginia Hamilton

Her Stories

Virginia Hamilton

Coretta Scott King – Illustrator

The Middle Passage by Tom Feelings

The Middle Passage

Tom Feelings

Costa – Book of the Year

The Spirit Level by Seamus Heaney

The Spirit Level

Seamus Heaney

Costa – Children’s

The Tulip Touch by Anne Fine

The Tulip Touch

Anne Fine

Costa – First Novel

The Debt to Pleasure by John Lanchester

The Debt to Pleasure

John Lanchester

Edgar Allan Poe – First Novel

Penance by David Housewright

Penance

David Housewright

Edgar Allan Poe – Juvenile

Looking for Jamie Bridger by Nancy Springer

Looking for Jamie Bridger

Nancy Springer

Edgar Allan Poe – Novel

Come to Grief by Dick Francis

Come to Grief

Dick Francis

Edgar Allan Poe – Paperback Original

Tarnished Blue by William Heffernan

Tarnished Blue

William Heffernan

Golden Archer – Intermediate

Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Shel Silverstein

Golden Archer – Middle/Junior High

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Giver

Lois Lowry

Golden Archer – Primary

Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

Jumanji

Chris Van Allsburg

Grand Canyon – Intermediate

Aliens Ate My Homework by Bruce Coville

Aliens Ate My Homework

Bruce Coville

Grand Canyon – Picture Book

Soft Child by Joe Hayes

Soft Child

Joe Hayes

Great Stone Face – Grades 4-6

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Giver

Lois Lowry

Greenaway Medal – Illustrator

The Baby Who Wouldn't Go To Bed by Helen Cooper

The Baby Who Wouldn’t Go To Bed

Helen Cooper

Hemingway – PEN

Native Speaker by Chang-Rae Lee

Native Speaker

Chang-Rae Lee

L.A. Times – Fiction

A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

A Fine Balance

Rohinton Mistry

L.A. Times – First Fiction

The Smell of Apples by Mark Behr

The Smell of Apples

Mark Behr

Macavity – First Mystery

The Strange Files of Fremont Jones by Dianne Day

The Strange Files of Fremont Jones

Dianne Day

Macavity – Mystery Novel

Under the Beetle's Cellar by Mary Willis Walker

Under the Beetle’s Cellar

Mary Willis Walker

Macavity – Nonfiction

Detecting Women by Willetta Heising

Detecting Women

Willetta Heising

Newbery Medal – Children’s

The Midwife's Apprentice by Karen Cushman

The Midwife’s Apprentice

Karen Cushman

PEN/Faulkner – Fiction

Independence Day by Richard Ford

Independence Day

Richard Ford

Scott O Dell – Historical Fiction

The Bomb by Theodore Taylor

The Bomb

Theodore Taylor

Shamus – First P.I. Novel

This Dog for Hire by Carol Lea Benjamin

This Dog for Hire

Carol Lea Benjamin

Shamus – P.I. Novel

Sunset Express by Robert Crais

Sunset Express

Robert Crais